Turkey with all the trimmings, roast potatoes, Christmas pudding, brandy butter, a glass or two of Chardonnay…yum! This festive period is much awaited! However, do you know it can have a negative effect too? Eating and drinking everything in an uncontrollable amount can leave us reaching for the antacid faster than you can realise! Then,…Details
Your pancreas sits behind the lower part of your stomach. It releases enzymes that assist with digestion and the hormone insulin to help your body process blood sugar. Pancreatic cancer doesn’t normally produce any symptoms in the early stages, which means it can be difficult to diagnose until it is more advanced when there is a risk that it has spread to nearby organs. If you have a family history of pancreatic cancer or pancreatic cysts you will normally be offered screening to pick up any problems in the early stages.